Promises Kept? On Health Care, Trump’s Claims of ‘Monumental Steps’ Don’t Add Up

Promises Kept? On Health Care, Trump’s Claims of ‘Monumental Steps’ Don’t Add Up

When it comes to health care, President Donald Trump has promised far more than he has delivered. But that doesn’t mean his administration has had no impact on health issues — including the operation of the Affordable Care Act, prescription

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Trump’s Executive Order on Preexisting Conditions Lacks Teeth, Experts Say

Trump’s Executive Order on Preexisting Conditions Lacks Teeth, Experts Say

Protecting people with preexisting medical conditions is an issue that has followed President Donald Trump his entire first term. Now, Trump has signed an executive order that he says locks in coverage regardless of anyone’s health history. “Any health care

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What IPO and Walmart deal mean for fast-growing Oak Street Health

Oak Street Health share price spikes 90% on day one

Fortified by an initial public offering, Oak Street Health is moving into new markets and testing a less familiar business model as it navigates the COVID-19 pandemic.The Chicago-based network of primary care clinics for people 65 and older, many of

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Virus response becomes power struggle in Louisiana

Virus response becomes power struggle in Louisiana

Six months into Louisiana’s coronavirus outbreak, disagreements over how the state should respond to the pandemic and who should make those decisions have reached a fever pitch, culminating in the centerpiece debate of a special legislative session that starts Monday.Republican

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Nearly 1M who died of COVID-19 also illuminated treatment

Mass General Brigham reports 12% loss margin amid patient care drought

It’s clear that treatments also are affecting survival, many doctors said. People who have died from COVID-19, especially ones who took part in studies, have helped reveal what drugs do or do not help.Dexamethasone and similar steroids now are known

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Rural hospitals look for cash flow solutions

5 startups seeking to improve payer/provider efficiency will be in the spotlight at INVEST Digital Health

Rural hospitals are an essential pillar of America’s healthcare system, representing more than half of all hospitals in the country and serving almost 20 percent of the population. Despite this important role, many are in financial crisis. One hundred fourteen

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‘Focus on the Little Things’: Tips for Attracting Caregivers During the COVID-19 Crisis

Amedisys Floats Future Innovation Plans, Details COVID-19 Costs

Home-based care agencies are increasingly looking to build a workforce environment that will attract caregivers and get them to stay on the job. While new data has suggested the rapidly changing labor market could work in favor of home-based care

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Combating the Covid-19 loneliness epidemic takes the courage to talk about it

Combating the Covid-19 loneliness epidemic takes the courage to talk about it

With Covid-19 still forcing many Americans to stay at home, it should come as no surprise that the country faces an epidemic of loneliness. But as a panel discussion at the recently concluded MedCity INVEST Digital Health virtual conference illustrated,

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As Some Communities Struggle with Declining Occupancy, BrightStar Sees Growth in Senior Living Business

Amedisys Floats Future Innovation Plans, Details COVID-19 Costs

Anytime a home care provider goes out on a limb and starts a business in another industry, it’s a risk. For those that did so before COVID-19, going out on a limb came with an even bigger risk. Chicago-based BrightStar

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Current telehealth reimbursement still a “band-aid”, says Amwell’s CEO

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The future of telehealth has never been discussed with more fervor; between numerous IPOs, Teladoc’s proposed merger with Livongo, and rising patient awareness, it’s difficult not to get swept up in the excitement. And yet, several crucial questions still loom.

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